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Large English Poured Wax Doll

Auction:
2196
Lot:
319
Sold for:
$3,819$3,250

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Auction:
Sale #2196 - 2196
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
April 12, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Large English Poured Wax Doll, c. 1860, bright blue wide-set glass eyes, inset eyelashes and brows, broad oval face, wide nose, deeply sculpted closed mouth, (wax discoloration at hair line), inset blonde center-part human hair, shoulder head on cloth body, wax lower arms and legs, (oxidation to wax), original white undergarments, organdy dress, cape and hat with turquoise ruching and trim, (discolored), ht. 27 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,500

Keywords

Gemstones, Hairstyle, Organdy, Turquoise, Wax